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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health and Behavioral Studies

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Health and Behavioral Studies Building, Room 5051– MSC 4101, Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Phone: (540) 568-2705                                                                                                            Website: http://chbs.jmu.edu/index.html

Dr. Sharon E. Lovell

Associate Deans
Dr. Özlem Ersin                                             Dr. Paula J. Maxwell                                   Dr. Rhonda M. Zingraff


We engage students, faculty and communities in learning, scholarship and service in health and behavioral studies to inspire responsible contributions to our world.

Academic Units

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dr. Cynthia O’Donoghue, Head

Department of Health Professions
Dr. Özlem Ersin, Interim Head

Department of Health Sciences
Dr. Andy Peachey, Acting Head

Department of Kinesiology
Dr. Janet Wigglesworth, Head

School of Nursing
Dr. Julie Sanford, Director

Department of Graduate Psychology
Dr. Robin Anderson, Head

Department of Psychology
Dr. Kevin J. Apple, Head

Department of Social Work
Dr. Lisa E. McGuire, Head

Graduate Programs

The College of Health and Behavioral Studies consists of seven departments, five of which provide graduate programs. JMU’s graduate programs in the College of Health and Behavioral Studies offer the following degrees:

Cross Disciplinary Programs, Outreach Programs, Partnerships and Academic Centers & Institutes

The College of Health and Behavioral Studies places a high value on partnerships with the community. These partnerships and our outreach programs are integral to our academic programs and assist us in meeting our responsibility to participate in efforts to enhance the well-being of our community. We value the impact of experiential activities on the enrichment of student learning. Many of the programs within the college are cross disciplinary in nature, reflecting our commitment and supporting the mission of the college. Further details about these cross-disciplinary programs are provided on the CHBS website.

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